Designers and Photographers in this Issue
Staff -- Interior Design, 8/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
Designers in this issue
Dinersan (New York Townhouse, page 164), an interior architecture and product design firm, was founded as Nick Dine Design in 1995, and renamed in 1998. Principal Nick Dine graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and the Royal College of Art and spent two years in London before returning to his native New York to start his own practice. He has produced large-scale commercial and residential spaces, including boutiques for cutting-edge Soho fashion emporiums Stüssy and Kirna Zabête, and collaborated on a new Tribeca showroom for furniture manufacturer Dune, where Dine serves as design director. He has participated in ICFF and the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and has a line of office furniture available through the Japanese company Idée. Dinersan Inc., 149 Wooster Street, Suite 4NW, New York, NY 10012, (212) 598-9707.
Henning Larsens Tegnestue (Artists' Retreat, page 172) is an internationally known architecture firm based in Copenhagen. The firm has completed numerous projects including housing for the Christianshavn Canal, the Saudi Arabian Parliament, and the Nairobi headquarters for the Aga Khan, and is currently at work on a new opera house for Copenhagen. The project team for the Vejby house included Henning Larsens, Peer Teglgaard Jeppesen, Anders Park, and Claus Simonsen. Henning Larsens Tegnestue, Vimmelskaftet 49, DK1161 Copenhagen, Denmark, (45) 82-33-30-00.
Steven Learner Studio (Sean Kelly Gallery, page 178) is a New York-based architectural firm founded in 1997 by Steven Learner. After receiving his M.Arch. degree from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, Learner worked in the office of Richard Gluckman as designer and project architect. The firm specializes in the design of art-related spaces, including numerous residential projects for artists and collectors. Commercial clients include the Soloman R. Guggenheim Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, and Restaurant Associates. Current projects include an urban synagogue, a Japanese-inspired spa retreat, and a Manhattan home furnishings gallery. Michael Stevens served as project architect for the Sean Kelly Gallery, and the project team also included Anna Pew, Mike Latham, and Anna Bangay. Steven Learner Studio, 307 Seventh Avenue, Suite 603, New York, NY, 10001, (212) 741-8583.
Hassan Abdullah (Les Trois Garçons, page 186) is a London-based designer who also shares an antiques business, Solaris, with partners Stefan Karlson and Michel Lasserre. Originally from Malaysia, he has been a member of several London firms, including Ezra Attia and Associates, where he worked on projects for Intercontinental Hotels and the Lanesborough Hotel. On his own, he primarily designs residences and the occasional restaurant. Hassan Abdullah, 1 Club Row, London, England E16JX, (44) 207-739-7788.
Gluckman Mayner Architects (Mary Boone Gallery, page 190) is the successor firm to Richard Gluckman Architects, founded in 1977. The firm is headed by principals
Richard Gluckman and David Mayner. Currently, Gluckman employs 40 people to complete projects on an international scope. Frequently published and cited for design awards, the firm lists among its credits: the expansion and renovation of the Whitney Museum, New York; the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe; the Second Stage Theater, New York; and shops for Versace, Yves St. Laurent, and Helmut Lang. Current projects include the Mori Museum, Tokyo; the Austin Museum of Art; and the Standard Hotel, New York. Gluckman Mayner Architects, 250 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013, (212) 929-0100.
Renee Fotouhi (Tribeca Loft, page 194) has spent her entire career in the art world after earning undergraduate and graduate degrees from Vassar and NYU, respectively. Prior to establishing her own New York and East Hampton galleries, she worked two years for Christie's. Now she concentrates on art consulting. Current projects include the commission of murals for Boston's Colonnade Hotel and two sculptures for the entrance of the Newport (RI) Marriott restaurant. Past clients include The Muse Hotel, New York; Smith & Wollensky, Philadelphia; the Backbay Hilton, Boston; and Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas. Renee Fotouhi Fine Art, 315 Church Street, New York, NY 10013, (212) 431-1304.
Frank O. Gehry (DG Bank in Berlin, page 200), FAIA, opened his firm in 1962 and recently changed the name from Frank O. Gehry & Associates to Gehry Partners. Invariably working with co-principals James Glymph and Randy Jefferson, he and his firm have become globally famous for museum, theater, performance, institutional, commercial, and residential projects. Gehry earned his B.Arch. from the University of Southern California, and studied city planning at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. His practical training included affiliation with architects Victor Gruen and Pereira & Luckman in Los Angeles, and with André Remondet in Paris. In 1989, he was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize. A fractional segment of completed jobs encompasses the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, and Experience Music Project in Seattle, and varied jobs in Asia. Completing the DG Bank team were project designer/spokesman Craig Webb, project architects Marc Salette and Tensho Takemori, as well as Laurence Tighe, Eva Sobesky, George Metzger, Jim Dayton, John Goldsmith, Jorg Ruegemer, and Scott Uriu. Gehry Partners, LLP, 1520-B Cloverfield Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404, (310) 828-6088.
Nicholas Budd Dutton Architects (California Residence, page 216) offers architecture, landscape, urban, and interior design services. Recently completed projects include a 20,000-sq.-ft post-production facility, a fiber arts studio, and several residences. In the works are a multi-use art complex of galleries and studios, a restaurant, a writer's studio, and additional residences. William Nicholas has practiced architecture in Los Angeles since receiving his M.Arch. from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1992. Prior to his present affiliation, he worked with Frederick Fisher Architect and Barton Myers Assoc. in Los Angeles, and with SW Architects Ltd. in London. Susan Budd earned an undergraduate degree in fine arts from Tufts and also completed an M.Arch. at Harvard's GSD. Honors include winner of the Skidmore Excellence in Art prize and nomination for the SOM Traveling Scholarship. John Dutton earned a B.A. from Brown and an M.Arch. from Princeton. Prior experience includes associations with Richard Meier & Partners, Los Angeles; Santiago Calatrava Architect, Paris; and Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Paris. Nicholas Budd Dutton Architects, 7958 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048, (323) 653-0226.
Roy McMakin (Bay Area Residence, page 222) has, since 1987, been president and principal designer of Domestic Furniture and Big Leaf Manufacturing Co., holding, as of 1995, the same titles at Domestic Architecture. Offices for the business are in Seattle and Los Angeles. The creator/producer of custom furniture and ancillary products earned B.A. and M.F.A. degree from the University of California at San Diego, following studies at the Portland Museum of Art School. For 20-plus years, his work has been shown in one-person exhibits up and down the West Coast; group exhibits have extended his audience reach coast-to-coast. Born in Lander, Wyoming, he makes Seattle his business and residential headquarters. Roy McMakin Inc./Domestic Architecture, 1422 34th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122, (206) 323-0111.
Dewey Ambrosino (The Project, page 226), an artist and designer, earned B.F.A. degrees in sculpture and industrial design from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and an M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. He has had solo exhibitions at Momenta Art in Brooklyn and at George's Gallery in Los Angeles, and has participated in group shows in California, Texas, Chicago, and Glasgow. Dewey Ambrosino, 1546 Echo Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90026, (213) 482-1451.
Rockwell Group (Chambers Hotel, page 230), founded by David Rockwell, is a full-service, 100-person firm specializing in hospitality, retail, commercial, and residential design. Recent projects include the W Union Square, The Kodak Theater, a theater for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and an expansion of the Mohegan Sun Casino. Assisting on the Chambers hotel were Edmond Bakos, principal in charge; director of interiors Alice Yiu; project manager Robert Ashton; and senior interior designer Kimberly Silvia Hall. Gregory Stanford and Vince Celano assisted on Town restaurant. Rockwell Group, 5 Union Square West, New York, NY 10003, (212) 463-0334.
Adams Soffes Wood (Chambers Hotel, page 230), was co-founded by Lawrence Adams, AIA, in 1995 with partners Eliot Soffes and Jim Wood. The firm specializes in hospitality design, with numerous hotels, resorts, and conference centers to their credit. Adams received his B.Arch. from Louisiana State University and has focused on hospitality and large-scale development projects at major architectural planning firms for 25 years. He is the co-author of Hotel Design, Planning, and Development (W. W. Norton & Co). Chambers team members include John Englund, Patrick Orem, Roque Rey, Mark Collins, Charles Wahl, David Ducette, and Lawrence Marek. Adams Soffes Wood Architects & Interiors, 158 West 27th Street, New York, NY 10001 (212) 929-0083.
Della Valle + Bernheimer Design (Boston Loft, page 236), founded in 1996, has taken on a wide range of architectural, urban, and furniture design projects since completing its first commission, the renovation of a public plaza at the United States Courthouse in San Francisco. Recent projects include residential work in and around Manhattan and a public school library on Staten Island. The firm has exhibited their work at numerous American museums, including the National Building Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Jared Della Valle and Andrew Bernheimer met during the course of their graduate studies at Washington University, where both received numerous awards and prizes. Della Valle + Bernheimer Design, 70 Washington Street, Suite 808, Brooklyn, NY 11201, (718) 222-8155.
Designers in forum
Anderson Architects (Cohan Leslie and Browne Gallery, page 70), 555 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001, (212) 620-0996.
Sylvain Bazinet (Open Bar, page 74), 559 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011, (212) 243-1851.
NBBJ (Artist's Own Studio, page 79), 111 South Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98104, (206) 223-5014.
Ziccardi & Partners (Ziccardi Residence, page 82), 1700 Broadway, 35th Floor, New York, NY 10019, (212) 842-2201.
Walter Chatham (Dacra Office, page 86), 580 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, (212) 925-2202.
John Barman (Hampton Designer Showhouse, page 90), Design and Decoration, 500 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022, (212) 838-9443.
Designers in NeoCon news
Designframe Incorporated (Designtex Showroom, page 94), 116 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, (212) 979-0300.
Mark Sexton (Herman Miller Showroom, page 100), Krueck & Sexton, 221 West Erie Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 787-0056, X109.
Gensler (Carnegie Showroom, page 106), 1 Rockefeller Center, Suite 500, New York, NY 10020, (212) 492-1400.
Jack Terrace (Edelman Showroom, page 110), Accentrix, 46 High Street, New Haven, CT 06511, (203) 624-2042.
Designers in Lighting
Ogawa/ Depardon Architects (Lady of Lebanon Church, page 242), 137 Varick Street, #404, New York, NY 10013, (212) 627-7390.
Photographers in this issue
Richard Barnes (Artist's Residence, Boston, MA; Residence, Seattle, WA), 1403 Shotwell Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, (415) 550-1023.
Chris Barrett (Designtex Showroom, Chicago, IL), Hedrich Blessing, 11 West Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 321-1151.
Lydia Gould Bessler (Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY), 220 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10014, (212) 741-3458.
Seth Evan Boyd (Open Bar, New York, NY), 8 Charles Lane, #E, New York, NY 10014, (212) 924-0206. Õe;
Steven Brooke (Dacra, Miami Beach, FL), 7910 S.W. 54th Court, Miami, FL 33143, (305) 667-8075.
Benny Chan (The Project, Los Angeles, CA), Fotoworks, 824 17th Street, #5, Santa Monica, CA 90403, (310) 449-0026.
Richard Davies (Les Trois Garçons, London, England), 10 Steeles Road, London, England NW3 4 SE, (44) 207-722-3032.
Elizabeth Felicella (Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY), 998 Amsterdam Avenue, #4A, New York, NY 10025, (212) 662-8039.
Scott Frances (Fotouhi Residence, New York, NY), 31 Harrison Street, New York, NY 10013, (212) 227-2722.
John M. Hall (Ziccardi Residence, New York, NY), 500 West 58th Street, Suite 3F, New York, NY 10019, (212) 757-0369.
Steve Hall (Herman Miller Showroom, Chicago, IL), Hedrich Blessing, 11 West Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 321-1151.
David Joseph (Chambers Hotel, New York, NY), Represented by Hillary Aiges, (212) 247-2992.
Steve Keating (Artist's Own Studio, Seattle, WA), 14177 Brownsville Highway, NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370, (360) 394-9680.
Eric Laignel (DG Bank, Berlin, Germany), Bluchest 19, 10961 Berlin, Germany, (49) 17-22-144-090.
Jens Lindhe (Artists' Retreat, Vejby, Denmark), Kronprinsessegade 60A, 1306 Copenhagen, Denmark, (45) 33-91-03-30.
Thomas Loof (Manhattan Townhouse, New York, NY), Studio Ø, 248 Grand Street, #4, New York, NY 10002, (212) 941-7195.
Michael Moran (Cohan Leslie and Brown Gallery, New York, NY), 371 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013, (212) 334-4543.
Bruce Quist (Carnegie Showroom, Chicago, IL), 1370 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622, (773) 252-3921.
David Sundberg (Lady of Lebanon Church, Brooklyn, NY), Esto Photographics, 222 Valley Place, Mamaroneck, NY 10543, (914) 698-4060.
Peter Vitale (Hampton Designer Showhouse, NY), P.O. Box 10126, Santa Fe, NM 87505, (917) 859-5449.
Toshi Yoshimi (Residence, Los Angeles, CA), 4030 Camero Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027, (323) 660-9043.